Liza Minnelli to guest on NBC’s “Smash”
NBC’s Smash has landed Liza Minnelli.
The three-time Tony Award winner will appear as herself in an episode titled The Surprise Party to air sometime in the spring. She will perform an original song with Christian Borle who plays a Broadway composer who happens to be gay.
‘Liza Minnelli is the essence of a multi-talented, singular show business sensation, particularly for her extraordinary contributions to Broadway,’ said Robert Greenblatt, president of NBC Entertainment. ‘So what could be more fitting than to have her legendary talent on a show that celebrates a world Liza has dazzled for decades?’
Greenblatt added: ‘I had the pleasure of working with Liza when we restored her landmark television special Liza With a Z at Showtime, and to see her artistry up close and personal is a thing to behold.’
The second season of Smash will be a two-hour season premiere on Tuesday, February 5, 2013.